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Irish Apothecary creates a place in the centre of Westport for people to come and experience all the benefits of being well in mind, body and soul.
NUI Galway researchers in collaboration with the University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, are leading The Frontline Worker Support (FLoWS) project to develop guidelines for alleviating psychological distress in frontline healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the imminent opening of appointment-based businesses, adhering to safety requirements will be a burden on those businesses. Hairdressers, Beauticians, Wellbeing, Fitness and other businesses will have the headache of trying to schedule appointments while trying to also maximise use of space and staff to get their business up and running again. Promoting the business and providing appointments has just become a lot easier. Thanks to the recent launch of a highly innovative online platform called ‘OK Who’s Next?’ developed by Irish entrepreneur, Martin Flynn. This ‘one stop shop’ makes it easy for clients to book a range of appointments, while enabling service-providers schedule appointments safely in line with capacity and staff numbers.
A voluntary network of mental health professionals has been created to support frontline workers in Ireland during the Covid-19 crisis. Covid Cara was established by Linda Bhreathnach, the award-winning writer and director who recently graduated with a M.A. in Psychology.
Dr Lynda Sisson, HSE national clinical lead
At the moment we do not have individual control of what is happening externally, however as a community we have 100 per cent control by doing what our Government and our health professionals are asking us to do. If we follow what we are asked to do then that is our best chance to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe.
Mental Health Ireland has shared five simple actions we can all take to protect our mental health and maintain positive wellbeing during uncertain and challenging times.
African women and women of African descent will gather in Galway this weekend to hold discussions on how racism and cancer affect women’s mental health, and to honour various women and organisations.
I have noticed one issue that seems to have been forgotten when the party leaders debated in NUIG last Monday is the epidemic we have around mental health and suicide. There seems to be a reluctance in some quarters to talk about mental well being and issues we have amongst our younger generation, although not excusive to this generation.In June 2017 I contacted Minister Bruton (Education Minister at the time) with the suggestion of including positive well being and mental health awareness into the school curriculum but not to increase the workload on teachers.
Just as we require healthcare services for physical ailments, we also require a system which treats our good mental health as a priority. Physical and mental health are inextricably linked and in this day and age, any world class health service must treat our minds as well as our bodies.